Kathryn Atkinson, MA
Narrative of Services:
I provide treatment to individuals of all ages with concerns such as generalized anxiety, phobias, obsessions, compulsions, separation anxiety, PTSD, and panic disorder. I have been working with client’s with OCD since 2010, and approximately one third of my clients have had OCD or an OC related disorder. I also provide treatment for clients with suicidal ideation, stress, depression, mood problems, tics, family issues, body image concerns, trichotillomania, and developmental disorders. I have clinical training in: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics and Tourette’s; Applied Behavioural Analysis Therapy; and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a private practice based out of Richmond, BC. I have a BA in Psychology from the University of British Columbia. I have an MA in Counselling Psychology from the Adler School of Counselling Psychology. I received individual weekly clinical supervision by a Registered Clinical Counsellor who was certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for over one year, specificially regarding the treatment of OCD. I also have been supervised for the past few years by a Registered Psychologist. I am also certified in practicing Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.